Weber fails in the book to make hitler in the war less than nothing.
Weber's idea is that Hitler's World War One experience was of very little importance to his career except as a propaganda tool.
Instead this book is so slanted that I doubt I can believe anything that the author actually says about Hitler.
This is one of the most interesting books that I have ever read about Adolf Hitler, and I have read a great many. Read morePublished 9 months ago by ADAM
The author is disorientated regarding the primary sources about Hitler. He writes a lot on captain Hugo Gutmann but does not mention
the judgment of the dictator : "... Read more
It's an Ok book. I don't know a whole lot about the First World War but it was interesting to hear what Hitler's comrades had to say about him.Published 15 months ago by Mike M
Hitler's First War is obviously written by someone with an axe to grind. Is the author Jewish? If he is I would not blame him for having an axe to grind, but he should be honest... Read morePublished 16 months ago by tom jeffries
The author's research and scholarship are impressive. It's unfortunate that this information isn't presented in a more entertaining style. Read morePublished 16 months ago by Sickly Child
Throughout reading this book, I have the distinct feeling Professor Weber has a political axe to grind. Read morePublished on December 9, 2012 by A. M. Steiner
"The image of a man without a face." That is how author Thomas Weber describes the historical record of Adolf Hitler's first war, one of the most elusive pieces of the 20th... Read morePublished on November 15, 2012 by A. Chichester
Which is - it's not the particular men of any unit of the German Army that determined the legacy of WW I and its impact on the second round of 1939. Read morePublished on November 14, 2012 by R. L. Huff
In "Hitler's First War" Thomas Weber provides a different analysis of history which I know through scholarship many years ago. Read morePublished on October 13, 2012 by Jenny D.